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Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

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166 Old Maryborough Rd
Pialba, Queensland 4655 Australia
07 4197 4206
Jabu Birriny (land + sea) exhibition

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Fiona Foley: Veiled Paradise

December 10, 2022 @ 10:00 am - February 26, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until February 26, 2023

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 26, 2023

Description:  Veiled Paradise surveys three decades of Badtjala artist Dr. Fiona Foley’s practice. This leading contemporary Aboriginal artist’s work is informed by her ancestral connection to K’gari/Fraser Island, drawing equally upon its serene beauty and the history of systemic violence and sexual exploitation perpetrated on its shores. Incorporating original research around the Government- regulated opium trade and of the connection between sex and violence on the frontier and beyond, the artist refutes colonisation’s attempts to erase her people and their…

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